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May 26, 2015 01:02 PM ET
The stellar runts of the galaxy probably aren't so great for nurturing Earth-like worlds, say scientists running new simulations of the formation of planets around a variety of stars.
May 14, 2015 09:47 AM ET
Astronomers studying the globular star clusters orbiting the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) have stumbled upon a fascinating discovery -- the clusters are too massive.
May 13, 2015 08:06 AM ET
By tracking the phases of six exoplanets, astronomers have tracked their daily weather cycles for the first time.
May 13, 2015 09:06 PM ET
Astronomers studying stars like our sun that are known to generate powerful 'superflares' have also discovered that these superflares are likely associated with monster 'starspots.'
May 12, 2015 07:12 AM ET
This is the closest view of dwarf planet Ceres' cratered surface captured to date -- it's also the most detailed view yet of those mysterious bright dots.
May 12, 2015 09:12 PM ET
Having already discerned the dwarf planet has distinct surface features, NASA's New Horizons mission has now spotted not just Pluto's largest moons, but the smallest natural satellites too.
May 11, 2015 07:04 AM ET
No, this isn't humanity's attempt at laser-etching Saturn's cloudy atmosphere with interplanetary graffiti, this is the stunning view at the bottom of a brand new adaptive optics system intended to superboost the clarity of deep space.
May 10, 2015 09:09 AM ET
On the 956th sol of Curiosity's mission on Mars, the 6-wheeled NASA rover watched the sun dip below the horizon.
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